Holidays for Heroes - Military Aircraft of the Cold War ends 27/3/13

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  1. Grownup_Rafbrat

    Grownup_Rafbrat LE Good Egg (charities)

    Kindly donated by Tinman74, in this auction you may bid for the hardback book 'Military Aircraft of the Cold War' edited by Jim Winchester. An essential book for any enthusiast, or for anyone wanting to win quizzes, it's packed with photos, data, combat information and TWO WHOLE PAGES about the Hawker Siddely Harrier, by far the best little aeroplane since the Vulcan!

    http://www.arrse.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=100555&d=1354742979

    The lot includes postage to UK or BFPO address.

    The auction will run until
    Wednesday, 27th March at 1800 hours (UK Time)


    All proceeds to Holidays4Heroes.
    By bidding or taking part in the auctions in any way, you agree to abide by the
    Auction Rules

    Please note, there is a slight tear to the front dust cover of this book.
     
  2. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    A gentle bump to post a few things about the book I found on the internet:

    Book Description

    Publication Date: July 25, 2012 | Series: Aviation Factfile
    This comprehensive guide to cold war military aircraft features 121 of the greatest military aircraft in service between 1945 and 1985. Each aircraft is covered in detail with feature boxes outlining its development, technical specifications, performance data, and variants. Unique graphics allow the reader to compare specific features like range, speed, and ceiling with those of contemporary aircraft. Contains over 2000 photographs and illustrations.
    Military Aircraft of the Cold War is a fascinating and fact-filled guilde to the finest aircrafts. For a generation of aviation buffs, iconic aircraft such as the Avro Vulcan, B-58 Hustler, and F-4 Phanton II hold a certain magic that is unsurpassed by today's aircraft. Providing hours of entertaining reading, this book covers each aircraft in detail, with feature boxes outlining its development, technical specifications, performance data, and variants. Unique graphics allow the reader to compare specific features like range, speed, and ceiling with those of contemporary aircraft.

    Cover:

    milaircraftofthecoldwar.jpg


    Example:

    vulcan.jpg
     
  3. Grownup_Rafbrat

    Grownup_Rafbrat LE Good Egg (charities)

    Thanks YIM. Good to have you around.
     
  4. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    Thank you, GRB. :)


    Anyone to start this well of knowledge off ?
     
  5. I'll put in for a fiver to start it off (and if no one else bids, make it a tenner).
     
  6. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    Thank you, Smokerjim. :)
     
  7. Just looked at the cover and was going to be a bidder.
    Then i realised i had the book & very good it is to!
     
  8. Will throw a fiver in too.
     
  9. YesItsMe

    YesItsMe LE Good Egg (charities)

    Thank you for your bid, Fattwat. :)
     
  10. Grownup_Rafbrat

    Grownup_Rafbrat LE Good Egg (charities)

    Still at £20, and ends on Wednesday. Any more bids please?
     
  11. Grownup_Rafbrat

    Grownup_Rafbrat LE Good Egg (charities)

    This auction ends at 1600 today. Any more bids please?
     
  12. Grownup_Rafbrat

    Grownup_Rafbrat LE Good Egg (charities)

    Congratulations and thank you fattwat

    For £20 this lot is yours.

    Thank you so much for supporting Holidays for Heroes.

    Please transfer the money to:


    Bank: Holidays4heroes
    HSBC
    Sort: 40-12-09
    Acct: 41416081

    IBAN: GB29MIDL40120941416081
    Swift: MIDLGB2120G


    Please PM me confirmation details of the payment and let me know where we should send the parcel.

    If you’d like to use PayPal, please use shopgirl's account rb0@live.co.uk. She will pass the money to us.